"Spooky Games" - The Dirtbags of Holding #144

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Its a topic episode before halloween, so that means we need to talk about Spooky games! What RPGs can you use to spook your players, or what can you do to make your existing games spookier?

Root RPG http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/Root-RPG-Up-On-Kickstarter 

Agon https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/evilhat/agon 

Scavenger https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/scavenger/scavenger-0 

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/boardsandswordspod.

The Dirtbags of Holding is a Boards & Swords production, find other great podcasts such as the main Boards & Swords podcast, where we have fun talking about tabletop games, over at boardsandswords.com.  We are also a part of Punchboard Media!  Go look at other great gaming podcasts at punchboardmedia.com

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Tabula Rasa (Genesys) Pt. 2 "Farts Calm Down" - The Dirtbags of Holding #143

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Previously: Our “heroes” woke up in a lab with various cuts and needles stabbed into them. Also, they may have superpowers? Hard to know for certain because they can’t remember who they are! We continue our Tabula Rasa game using the Genesys RPG system from Fantasy Flight Games.

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/boardsandswordspod.

The Dirtbags of Holding is a Boards & Swords production, find other great podcasts such as the main Boards & Swords podcast, where we have fun talking about tabletop games, over at boardsandswords.com.  We are also a part of Punchboard Media!  Go look at other great gaming podcasts at punchboardmedia.com

Thank you for listening, and we will see you next time on The Dirtbags of Holding!

Tabula Rasa (Genesys) Pt. 1 "I'm Worried About This Needle" - The Dirtbags of Holding #142

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We start our next new adventure! Cory takes us through the Genesys system in a custom adventure that she made herself!

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/boardsandswordspod.

The Dirtbags of Holding is a Boards & Swords production, find other great podcasts such as the main Boards & Swords podcast, where we have fun talking about tabletop games, over at boardsandswords.com.  We are also a part of Punchboard Media!  Go look at other great gaming podcasts at punchboardmedia.com

Thank you for listening, and we will see you next time on The Dirtbags of Holding!

"How Do I Make Sure to Have a Session 2?" - The Dirtbags of Holding #141

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Another topic episode this week, this time we talk about things you can do in your first session that will help make sure your players want to come back for another one!

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/boardsandswordspod.

The Dirtbags of Holding is a Boards & Swords production, find other great podcasts such as the main Boards & Swords podcast, where we have fun talking about tabletop games, over at boardsandswords.com.  We are also a part of Punchboard Media!  Go look at other great gaming podcasts at punchboardmedia.com

Thank you for listening, and we will see you next time on The Dirtbags of Holding!

Gen Con 2019 Recap - The Dirtbags of Holding #140

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(Yeah I know its the same image as our boards and swords get con recap, but we really didn’t take many group pics this year!)

The crew is back! And its finally time to tell the RPG side of our Gen Con experience!

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/boardsandswordspod.

The Dirtbags of Holding is a Boards & Swords production, find other great podcasts such as the main Boards & Swords podcast, where we have fun talking about tabletop games, over at boardsandswords.com.  We are also a part of Punchboard Media!  Go look at other great gaming podcasts at punchboardmedia.com

Thank you for listening, and we will see you next time on The Dirtbags of Holding!

Ravnica Pt. 6 (D&D5e) "I Regret The Carbon Output Of This Spell" - The Dirtbags of Holding #139

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It’s the conclusion to the first part of our Ravnica game! Might be a couple of weeks before the next podcast between travel and Gen Con, but more is coming soon!

Let us know if you been enjoying the show!  Is there a game that you'd like to hear us play?  Contact us!  Our email is feedback@dirtbagsofholding.com.  You can find the dirtbags on twitter @DirtbagsPodcast or you can follow me personally @ChrisTheProf.   If you're on facebook, give us a like at Facebook.com/boardsandswordspod.

The Dirtbags of Holding is a Boards & Swords production, find other great podcasts such as our main tabletop gaming podcast “Boards & Swords” over at boardsandswords.com.  We are also a part of Punchboard Media!  Go look at other great gaming podcasts at punchboardmedia.com

Thank you for listening, and we will see you next time on The Dirtbags of Holding!

"How Can We Improve On Common Character Tropes?" - The Dirtbags of Holding #138

"How Can We Improve On Common Character Tropes?" - The Dirtbags of Holding #138

If you’ve been playing RPGs long enough, you’ll start to notice a few tropes that appear in the form of characters. The overly sexy lady, the local barkeep, the village lawman. In this episode, we talk about how you can take these tropes and add memorable twists onto them!

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Ravnica Pt. 1 (D&D5e) "We Didn't Start the Fire" - The Dirtbags of Holding #132

Ravnica Pt. 1 (D&D5e) "We Didn't Start the Fire" - The Dirtbags of Holding #132

Sponsored by Easy Roller Dice!

The adventure begins! Our players are back in D&D 5th Edition, but this time in a new setting: the plane of Ravnica from Magic: The Gathering! The crew stumbled upon a disaster that happens to some unsuspecting villagers.

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Ravnica Pt. 0 (D&D5e) "Character Mumblings" - The Dirtbags of Holding #130

Ravnica Pt. 0 (D&D5e) "Character Mumblings" - The Dirtbags of Holding #130

Sponsored by Easy Roller Dice!

It’s time to start a new campaign! Going back to D&D 5th Edition, but this time in a new setting: the plane of Ravnica from Magic: The Gathering! We talk about what characters everyone would like to play in this episode.

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"How Do I Get My Players to Role Play?" - The Dirtbags of Holding #126

"How Do I Get My Players to Role Play?" - The Dirtbags of Holding #126

Sponsored by Easy Roller Dice!

It’s our first topic episode! (Ignore the fact that I said 125 in the intro). We give an update on what games we are interested in, talk about how you could get players to role play characters more, and then finish with some character backstory exercises.

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